How To Cook Asparagus? Nothing could be simpler! Our favorite spring recipe is lightly steamed asparagus bathed in a sprightly lemon & olive oil dressing
Easy to make and a treat to eat.
Asparagus is one of those happy vegetables that is beautiful, delicious and extremely good for you all at the same time - loaded with vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients & antioxidants, alkalinizing, kind to prostates....
Total prep & cook time: 15 min
Nutrition Data per Serving: 33 cal, 1g fat, 11 fat calories, 5g carb, 2g fiber, 2g sugars, 2mg sodium, low Cholesterol, good source Niacin, Vit B6, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Selenium, Vit E, Vit K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Folate, Copper and Manganese. Estimated glycemic load 2
For a quick lunch or dinner, combine this simple steamed asparagus recipe with rice or quinoa and fried tofu. If you have more time to play in the kitchen, try it with Gourmet Tofu Patties and Quinoa Pilaf.
Steam asparagus in a steamer basket or in a few Tbsp water in a sauté pan.
For some strange reason, maybe because it's good for them, most children don't enjoy asparagus.
But most of them will eat broccoli, so give them that while the grown-ups enjoy their asparagus!
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